Briefing paper on setting EU free-flowing river restoration target

Living Rivers Europe (LRE) [1] analysed the key results of a pan European survey of national governments on river continuity restoration released on by the […]


Fit for 55 package: an opportunity to further integrate coastal wetlands in the EU climate strategy?

On 14 July 2021, the European Commission will unveil its “Fit for 55 package” proposal, which sets out to put forward legislative initiatives to get […]


Wetlands are natural solutions for green recovery and building back better

The month of June was filled with pivotal events and discussions surrounding the days of World Environment Day, the EU Green Week, and World Ocean […]


International environmental Alliance issues Red Alert, experts urge Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis to prevent destruction of Erimitis wetlands

Mediterranean environmental organizations have joined forces as members of the Mediterranean Alliance for Wetlands to urge Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to intervene to prevent […]


New Report: 100+ barriers removed from European rivers in 2020

A report release by Dam Removal Europe, of which Wetlands International – European Association is a partner, found that at least 101 barriers were removed […]

Open call for Fundraising Consultant with focus in the Mediterranean Region

Wetlands International and Tour du Valat are seeking a fundraising consultant with focus in the Mediterranean Basin.


New report reveals most of Europe’s river basins will still be unhealthy in 2027

11 out of 13 river basins studied in various EU countries will still be unhealthy in 2027, new research reveals. This means those countries will […]


CALL TO ACTION: Letter to Exec. Vice President Timmermans on changes in the CAP trialogue

On 12 May 2021, a broad network of conservationists, scientists and farmers caring for wetlands and peatlands across the EU sent a letter to the […]


Calling for the full implementation of the nature protection commitments in the Biodiversity Strategy

Wetlands International Europe together with members of the European Habitats Forum have sent an open letter to the European Commission, the Presidency of the Council […]


Release: Legal Toolkit to protect rivers from hydropower development

We are happy to announce the release of our “Toolkit on how to use EU and international environmental law to protect rivers from hydropower development”. […]